Sport & Exercise

About us

Catering to a diverse range of users from occasional exercisers to international athletes our state-of-the-art gym and sport offer will allow you to stay active, have fun, try new things and feel your best. 

We are proud to be open to everybody and are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming community for all.  We are also constantly pushing to be at the forefront of sustainable operational developments and to offer an outstanding working environment.

Whether you are looking to work-out or play indoor sport in the heart of Edinburgh at Pleasance Sports Complex & Gym, take part in outdoor sport at Peffemill Playing Fields, take in the scenery and outdoor activities at Firbush Outdoor Centre, try our new gym at the University's Easter Bush Campus, use one of our specialist Swimming or Climbing facilities or need treatment at FASIC Sport & Exercise Medicine Clinic, there really is something for everyone here at Sport & Exercise.

So, come Play. Train. Perform!

Guidelines for visiting

Advice for visiting our facilities and some frequently asked questions.

Privacy and cookies

University of Edinburgh Sport & Exercise Privacy Statement

Terms and conditions

Our terms and conditions of membership, booking and merchandise as well as our code of conduct for all users.

Our heritage

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For over 160 years, sport and physical activity has played a significant part in the identity and life of the University of Edinburgh.

Our people

Sport & Exercise IIP Platinum
Sport & Exercise’s staff are extraordinary and our most prized asset.

Our values

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Delivering an outstanding experience for everybody

Our planet

Ways we are aiming to be more sustainable
Ways in which Sport & Exercise is aiming to be more sustainable and resource efficient

Open to EveryBody

Open to Everybody
University of Edinburgh Sport & Exercise is proud to be open to everybody and is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming community environment for all.

Work with us

Information about the latest vacancies across Sport & Exercise

Keep in touch on social media

We have a number of social media channels where we provide information, updates and promote opportunities for our different services

Essential maintenance to our facilities and services

Information about upcoming developments, upgrades and temporary closures across some of our facilities.